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@  Sabrblade : (14 May 2021 - 09:34 PM)

English needs to revive pork in everyday text.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 May 2021 - 09:26 PM)

English needs to revive porn in everyday text.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 May 2021 - 09:10 PM)

English needs to revive ţorn in everyday text.

@  Patch : (14 May 2021 - 05:53 PM)

:cheet

@  Nevermore : (14 May 2021 - 06:09 AM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (14 May 2021 - 04:49 AM)

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@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 May 2021 - 03:50 AM)

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@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (13 May 2021 - 11:46 PM)

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@  Telly : (13 May 2021 - 09:08 PM)

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@  CORVUS : (13 May 2021 - 08:54 PM)

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@  Trigggerr : (13 May 2021 - 07:46 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (13 May 2021 - 04:41 PM)

Yeah, my hybrid does that when idling or at low speeds. Otherwise it's almost completely silent.

@  ZakuConvoy : (13 May 2021 - 02:27 PM)

That might actually be a fake noise they make electric cars make so pedestrians can hear them. Some cars even let you pick out what noise they make.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 May 2021 - 11:20 AM)

Actually heard a car with that electric, scifi-hum to it. Made me realize that we kinda are living in the future...

@  tigerhawk : (13 May 2021 - 03:28 AM)

Nearly thirty Studio Series figs including the '86 line. "I won't touch that." I said a few years ago when deluxe wave 5 came to my store for a tenner each. My latest one' is 72 Starscream.

@  Steevy Maximus : (10 May 2021 - 05:22 PM)

God, it's such a pain to have a local email address shut down. So many accounts to update...

@  Bass X0 : (10 May 2021 - 04:43 PM)

"Let's make a bargain, shall we? You ask Primus for help and I'll stop the moment He shows up."

@  tigerhawk : (10 May 2021 - 02:56 AM)

The 1988 G1 line up could all have been done as Titan Master things, I figure the Pretenders could be done as Titan Master Drones and Prime Master shells.

@  Cyoti : (08 May 2021 - 11:14 AM)

Perfect is the enemy of the good. And it's still better than making him a remold of RTS Jazz as planned originally. Fact of the matter is: Nightbeat is just not a priority with Hasbro.

@  Demovere Xeno : (08 May 2021 - 08:58 AM)

Generations Nightbeat never really scratched that itch sadly; he looked okay, but his transformation was fiddly, his robot mode had far too many bits and pieces flopping around unsecured, and his chest dragged along the surface in var mode. =/

@  Demovere Xeno : (08 May 2021 - 08:57 AM)

I second wishing that we got a Deluxe Nightbeat from TR, mostly because as a kid he was second-in-command to my old Powermaster Optimus for the longest time. =P

@  tigerhawk : (08 May 2021 - 05:41 AM)

Wipe Out and Wilder it coulda been: Wipe Out is down in the dumps because the Scramble City Trypticon was destroyed and left him a drifting to the point he arrives in Legends World, he finds Wilder and both go on a crime spree subverted by their realisation neither gets any joy from it until they stop a violent crook together and become anti heroes. (Bass XO beat me!)

@  Bass X0 : (08 May 2021 - 05:39 AM)

Yes, Nightbeat and Siren would have been easy remolds of Chromedome - just give them new chests and each other's Titan Master heads. Fangry and Squeezeplay would be remolded from Twinferno with their own Titan Master heads. And Horri-Bull would have been remolded from Wolfwire.

@  Rycochet : (07 May 2021 - 05:10 PM)

Surprised we didn't get a full size retool from the monsterbot mold. I'd rather have a CW Ironhide retool though, we need a van Wilder.

@  tigerhawk : (07 May 2021 - 04:19 PM)

I just noticed Wilder was the only omission from Takara Legends.

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 06:01 AM)

Even more weirdly, it was the early shift where some people had their regular day off for the week, while the late shift was supposed to have full attendance (not counting sick days, vacations and overtime reduction).

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 01:15 AM)

The weirdest part was that there was a steady influx of voters during the early shift, while hardly anyone showed up during the late shift.

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 01:14 AM)

Wow, that was a long day. But it's over, and I finally got some sleep. Not particularly happy with the outcome, but then again, my candidates both admit they didn't really campaign that much.

@  Echowarrior : (06 May 2021 - 08:56 PM)

Best of luck, Nevermore.

@  wonko the sane? : (06 May 2021 - 10:18 AM)

Best of luck man.

@  electricidad : (05 May 2021 - 03:22 PM)

GOOD LUCK, NEVERMORE!

@  Nevermore : (05 May 2021 - 03:14 PM)

The election committee whose chairman I am has been preparing this election since February. There's no real gain for me either way, so I don't care that much for the outcome, but it's going to be a stressful day for me either way.

@  Nevermore : (05 May 2021 - 03:13 PM)

Wish me luck. Tomorrow is this year's supervisory board election at my workplace, and I'm the guy in charge of organizing the election.

@  tigerhawk : (05 May 2021 - 01:30 PM)

I have two Overlords one was faulty with a melted foot and they never took it back but replaced it, I just checked the guns, both the handles seem to be turning white.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 May 2021 - 07:38 PM)

REVELATION! Towering war machines more durable than nerd!

@  Telly : (04 May 2021 - 07:18 PM)

pansy. my trypticon AND scorponok took a header from 4 feet up and only had parts pop off that were easily reattached. guess 'cons are tougher...

@  tigerhawk : (04 May 2021 - 04:03 PM)

My TR Perceptor fell and the titan master peg in the leg snapped off. Fortunately I have the Legends one.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 May 2021 - 08:50 PM)

It's a fairly well known fact that "it's a wonderful life" only became popular after it dropped into the public domain. So, yeah, they probably did.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (02 May 2021 - 08:29 PM)

I read an interesting observation on Twitter. If it is the natural course of a human to grow into Grandpa Abe yelling at a cloud, but nostalgia also yields rose-tinted glasses for the likes of one's youth, then did Greatest Generation adults bemoan how Baby Boomer children loved box office flops such as The Wizard of Oz and It's a Wonderful Life?

@  Steevy Maximus : (02 May 2021 - 09:54 AM)

You’re traveling down a rabbit hole I dare not follow

@  Otaku : (02 May 2021 - 09:26 AM)

At the same time, with my almost non-existent knowledge of Japanese and how oddly some things translate, seeing "Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges" made me wonder if that would make it "JoJoJo"... which now has my brain terrified of a weird Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo/Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Crossover. @[email protected]

@  Otaku : (02 May 2021 - 09:24 AM)

It is always weird when things align.  This talk of Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges in the SquawkBox reminded me of King Gorgeous Gorge on the FoxBox.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 May 2021 - 08:52 PM)

Nice

@  Nevermore : (01 May 2021 - 09:03 AM)

I got one even better: After that character by the name of Gorgeous Giorgios dies in a gorge, they name that whole area after him: The Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges.

@  tigerhawk : (30 April 2021 - 01:56 AM)

Paint apps did slide notably during TR, wave one's Titan Masters had detail but wave 2 onwards was absent of them. Wave 5's Ramhorn, Dreadnaut, Scorchfire and Aimless had detail but Murk and Hazard didn't, can't speak for Flameout as I got Legends Twintwist and Slugslinger.

@  kizudarake : (29 April 2021 - 04:50 PM)

Anyone here got any g1 jet fire parts for sale?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 April 2021 - 04:12 PM)

Other than a few overly tight joints, the paints apps are my single complaint about the generations line.

@  tigerhawk : (29 April 2021 - 02:25 PM)

I just saw Legends Leo Prime now I wish Titans Return Alpha Trion had a few more paint apps for ship mode.

@  walruslaw : (28 April 2021 - 09:33 PM)

dagrimbo

@  CORVUS : (27 April 2021 - 08:11 PM)

Indeed.


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#2221 MightyMegs

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Posted 29 July 2020 - 11:34 AM

My freshly-weathered (oxymoron?) Droid Depot Artoo Detoo

 

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#2222 Telly

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Posted 29 July 2020 - 01:53 PM

not enough carbon scoring


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#2223 Steevy Maximus

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Posted 01 August 2020 - 10:18 AM

So, I guess Hasbro deemed the first of the month as the official launch for fall toys?

 

After sparse appearances at Target, online retailers have started to officially take preorders for the new Mission Fleet series of toys.  Nothing new from what we saw around Toy Fair, but most of the listings have full package images.  As a shill for old school mini-figure lines like MASK, Dino-Riders and even GI Joe Sigma Six, these are hitting a LOT of the right buttons on me.  The line is skewing heavy on Clone Wars and Original Trilogy (with a few “line riders” in there).  The only release from a proper Disney project is The Mandalorian set, which also includes The Child.  I’ll probably preorder that one, I expect it to be a hot item this year.

 

And a quick reminder of what Mission Fleet includes: 2.5” figures with sort sort of vehicle or small accessory

Gear Class is the $7.99 basic assortment and wave 1 has Ashoka Tano, Boba Fett, Chewbacca, and a Clone Trooper

Expedition Class entails small vehicles like speeders and personal walkers.  Wave 1 is The Mandalorian with Speeder bike, CW ObiWan with BARC Speeder, Captain Rex with AT RT. $15.99, give or take

Stellar Class is small fighters.  Wave 1 is CW Anakin with E3 Jedi Starfighter, Luke Skywalker with X-Wing, and Darth Vader with his TIE Fighter.  $20.99

Rounding out the range will be a Millenium Falcon with Han Solo (OT style).  $39.99

 

These will be hitting retailers in the coming weeks as fall resets roll in.



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Posted 14 August 2020 - 05:05 PM

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Posted 25 August 2020 - 03:48 PM

Only two and a half years after the show ended (and really more like five years considering these are all first season sculpts), the crew of the Ghost (and some background characters) is finally complete!

 

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Posted 25 August 2020 - 07:38 PM

I got my Zeb a couple of days ago. I have all the others but wonder if it's worth getting any of the re-releases? Since Sabine won't have crossed eyes (?) this time?

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#2227 Dake

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Posted 25 August 2020 - 08:21 PM

I mean, you can see pics of the updates and I don't really think the digital printed faces are that much better on these guys. I'm certainly not going to bother.


 
 
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Posted 26 August 2020 - 12:02 AM

I'd buy a Kallus (two head options preferably), an Old Rex and a Grand Inquisitor, or the main two lesser Inquisitors. i'd also take a late season Ezra, Kanan or Sabine. Hondo if he's easy to track down.

-ZacWilliam, but it's a nice complete unit as is too, that I don't feel the need to rebuy anyone.

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#2229 Dake

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Posted 26 August 2020 - 08:41 AM

Oh yeah - I definitely like to pick up some more Rebels-only characters, but at least the main cast is done.


 
 
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Posted 26 August 2020 - 11:47 AM

I want this: https://www.facebook...4172344/?type=3

Will wait to see what they do with her in the Mandalorian before I order, but this is super tempting.

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Posted 26 August 2020 - 02:01 PM

My Revan Saber is on its way! Purple or Red!


I think I know what to do with my Proto Fett helmet now....

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Posted 26 August 2020 - 03:56 PM

I want this: https://www.facebook...4172344/?type=3

Will wait to see what they do with her in the Mandalorian before I order, but this is super tempting.

 

I mean - regardless of what the do in Mandalorian she's still amazing though!

 

And she's Filoni's "first child" so he's not going to screw up her character.


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#2233 Powered Convoy

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Posted 26 August 2020 - 06:07 PM

I want this: https://www.facebook...4172344/?type=3

Will wait to see what they do with her in the Mandalorian before I order, but this is super tempting.

 
I mean - regardless of what the do in Mandalorian she's still amazing though!
 
And she's Filoni's "first child" so he's not going to screw up her character.

Of course! I meant more if I would prefer her Clone Wars look to her Mandalorian look. Granted I could get both, but I'm trying to not get more than one version of the same character for Hot Toys. :)

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Posted 26 August 2020 - 07:38 PM

 

 

I want this: https://www.facebook...4172344/?type=3

Will wait to see what they do with her in the Mandalorian before I order, but this is super tempting.

 
I mean - regardless of what the do in Mandalorian she's still amazing though!
 
And she's Filoni's "first child" so he's not going to screw up her character.

Of course! I meant more if I would prefer her Clone Wars look to her Mandalorian look. Granted I could get both, but I'm trying to not get more than one version of the same character for Hot Toys. :)

 

Well, I can understand that.

 

Speaking of expensive stuff - my BMF has shipped from Target!


 
 
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Posted 30 August 2020 - 04:43 PM

Target got a bunch of new Star Wars items, including some new Build-A-Droids. I only got the black and orange one, which I was surprised to find had a clear dome!
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Not that I'm complaining or anything  (in fact I have been meaning to track down some kind of R3 droid for that very reason), I was just expecting him to be basically R2-Q5.
 
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#2236 Dake

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Posted 30 August 2020 - 09:17 PM

At Target?


 
 
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Posted 30 August 2020 - 11:22 PM

Target has some sort of tie in to Galaxy's Edge.  I saw some new Black Series figures, as well as a bunch of recolored droids.  I had to bite on the purple colored BB series (2 pack with a black and white colored one), and purple R2 unit.


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Posted 30 August 2020 - 11:57 PM

Target had some license agreement with Disney for Disney-branded “specialty store-within-a store” that we saw in some locations last holiday season. With the theme parks closed due to COVID, Disney appears to have partnered with Target as a venue to sell some of its, formerly, park exclusive merchandise.

In addition to a Galaxy’s Edge branded BMF, they’ve also gotten several Black series figures and BAD sets.



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Posted 02 September 2020 - 02:53 PM

Alright, so got mine and opened her up for comparison (arrived in a pristine box).
 
 
First photo - talk to your kids about the dangers of sun exposure. :D
 
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The paint apps are gorgeous on the Smuggler's Run version. Zero complaints. Unfortunately, there are some concerns that seem to do with tolerances and are perhaps examples of mold degradation (though it remains to be seen what others find with theirs).
 
The worst imo is the canopy doesn't fully close.
 
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I swapped the Legacy canopy with the SR's and the canopies are identical - it's the lower half of the cockpit on the SR Falcon that is slightly warped.
 
 
 
Another example of tolerance "drift" is the boarding ramp doesn't close quite as tight or square on the new vs the old.
 
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Lastly, we have the cannons on the escape pod. I'm not sure if there's a tensioner of some sort that holds the cannons against the notches inside the slots, but the SR's escape pod cannons just fall in and out, whereas the Legacy pod's cannons secure in either the deployed or retracted positions. You can see it in action here.
 
 
The canopy and escape pod hatches are just as easy to pop off on the new as the old.
 
This is a great ship, and I don't know if these were issues on the TRU reissue also. But at $400, this should have been refreshed or at least heavily scrutinized after rerunning the molds (assuming these wind up being common issues of course - if I'm just unlucky well...)

 
 
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Posted 02 September 2020 - 06:33 PM

Stumbled across the new wave at my local Walmart. Grabbed the Vader and the Beskar Mandalorian.





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